Volume 9 (2022) - Issue 1, January
The solid drug dosage form, especially the tablet formulations, are made with natural polymer- microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) fibers with many other inorganic agents exclusively to achieve the physical form of the tablet than to enhance the drug efficacy or lowering dosage or frequency of administration. Direct compression is effected directly or after following the procedure of wet granulation....
Natural herb Ajwain, Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague is an annual herbaceous plant belonging to the highly valued medicinally important family, Apiaceae; the essential oil from the fruits are the phenols, mainly thymol, and some carvacrol. The Indian Pharmacopoeia requires Ajowan oil to contain not less than 40 percent thymol. The remainder of the oil is called 'thymene'. Thymene, which constitute...
Blighia sapida a tropical evergreen plant with a dense crown, is commonly called ackee apple. Traditionally, the stem backs and leaves of the plant are used in the treatment of high fever, strokes, malaria, headache and some eye ailments. This study examined the antiplasmodial activity of Blighia sapida leaf extracts in comparison with the standard antimalarial drug Artemether-Lumefantrine combina...